Q&A with a Certified Sleep Consultant

Kristi Roberts, MS, MPH of Little Sleepers, Big Dreamers Pediatric Sleep Consulting will be presenting an infant sleep workshop at Sprout Early Education Center on December 6, 2017 at 6:30pm. There will be a 30-minute class and a 15-minute Q&A session. This workshop is free for all Sprout families. Please click

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Easy Ways to Rest and Recharge

Rest is just as important as play for children and adults. The holiday season is a time of celebration, but all the special events can leave parents and kids worn out. Here are a few easy ways to relax, recharge, and rest all year round. KEEP ROUTINES AS CONSISTENT AS POSSIBLE. Routines

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10 Ways to Learn through Play at Home

Maybe school is closed for a snow day, or you just want some ways for your children to continue learning at home that don’t require a lot of preparation or technology. You can always just let your children play on their own with toys or books, but here are some

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Social Development Milestones from Birth to Kindergarten

Do you remember your first friend? Even if you can’t recall their name or face, those early social interactions were important for learning how to manage personal feelings, understand others’ feelings and needs, and interact positively with others. Every child develops at a different rate depending on temperament, cultural influences,

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Detaching From Parent Guilt: 5 Myths About Secure Attachment

Being a parent can be really difficult sometimes. You have to meet the physical needs of your children, help them develop emotional health, teach them social skills, and keep up with academic learning. Don’t forget meeting the demands of work and housekeeping, and maybe enjoying a minute to yourself once

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Quick, Healthy Meal Options for your Whole Family

Our motto here at Sprout Early Education Center is Nurture, Flourish, Grow. We take a whole-child approach to education, and that includes nutrition. We serve organic, homemade lunches (prepared by our director Khi’s dad!) to our Transitional Preschool, Preschool, and Pre-K classes. You can also prepare healthy meal options at home without

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Q&A with a Registered Dietician

Along with sleep and behavior, meal time can be one of the stickiest issues (literally and figuratively!) for parents and children to deal with. We reached out to Sally Kuzemchak of Real Mom Nutrition for some advice and answers to commonly asked feeding questions. Sally is a registered dietician in Columbus, Ohio

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5 Nature Play Activities You Can Do At Home

Here at Sprout Early Education Center, we know that unstructured play is so important for the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of our children. There are also many benefits to spending time outdoors for kids and parents alike, such as improved focus, decreased inflammation, and even better immunity. Fortunately, you don’t

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5 Simple Ways to Bring the Benefits of Nature Home

Children (and adults!) can gain a multitude of benefits from playing outdoors and being exposed to nature in general, from reduced stress to improved creativity, social relations, and even eyesight! But it can be hard for children to get enough time outdoors if you live in an area like Central

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